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Notices of Restrictions on Your Use

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Restrictions on Use

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Limitation of Liability

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Governing Law: The above terms and conditions shall be governed by the laws of the State of California, without giving effect to (i) its conflict of laws provisions, or (ii) the United Nations Convention for Contracts for the International Sale of Goods. You agree to submit to the jurisdiction of the State of California for any and all disputes, claims and actions arising from or in connection with any information provided to you hereunder.

Personal Information and Privacy Policy

LBReport may monitor, record, collect and use for any lawful purpose information generated through your use of the Web Site or the Service. The collected information is subject to our Privacy Statement. Your obligations under these Terms of Use are in no way conditioned on LBReport complying with the terms of our Privacy Statement.

User Conduct

You agree not to take any action that interferes with the proper working of the Web Site; imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on the Web Site's infrastructure; might compromise the security of the Web Site; render the Web Site or the Service inaccessible to others; or otherwise cause damage to the Web Site or any Content contained on the Web Site. You agree not to add to, subtract from, or otherwise modify the Content on the Web Site except as expressly authorized by LBReport in these Terms of Use or by a written agreement between you and LBReport.

On some parts of the Web Site, you can post messages or express your comments on a given topic, or start a new topic to which others can respond. You agree not to upload, distribute, post or otherwise publish through the Web Site or the Service: any information, data, text, software, photographs, graphics, messages, or other material ("Material") that infringes any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights or rights of privacy or publicity of any party; any libelous, defamatory, obscene, threatening, advertising, pornographic, abusive, or otherwise illegal Material; any Material that you do not have the right to transmit under law or under contractual or fiduciary relationships; any Material that contains software viruses or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt, destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or hardware or telecommunications equipment; or any Material that harms minors in any way.

If you post anything on the Web Site, you guarantee to us that you have the legal right to post your material and that it will not violate any law or the rights of any person or entity. By posting Material on the Web Site, you give LBReport the royalty-free, irrevocable, perpetual, worldwide right to use, assign, sublicense, distribute, display and create derivative works from this Material, in any and all media, in any manner, in whole or in part, without any restriction or responsibilities to you. You also acknowledge and agree that you are solely responsible for the content of any of your messages. Nevertheless, we reserve the right to delete, move, or edit messages in our sole discretion. You agree that any Material that you submit to the Service or the Web Site may be edited, removed, modified, published, transmitted, and/or displayed by LBReport, and you waive any and all rights you may have with respect to the alteration, modification, or removal of your Material.

By using the Web Site, you understand and agree that LBReport is not responsible for the truth, completeness, objectivity or usefulness of any third-party posting, nor does LBReport endorse any posting. By viewing third-party postings, you assume the risk of believing or disbelieving any content contained therein. Although LBReport has the right to do so, LBReport generally does not, and assumes no obligation or duty to, screen, monitor, edit or review any third-party postings. LBReport generally has the right to monitor or remove any third-party postings at any time and without notice pursuant to these Terms of Use, our Privacy Statement or our agreements with third parties. From time to time, we receive requests to disclose the identities of users who post messages to the Web Site. If LBReport discloses the identity of a user pursuant to the Terms of Use or our Privacy Statement, you understand and agree that we may do so.

Please exercise discretion while browsing the Internet using any LBReport.com linked site. You should be aware that when you are on an LBReport.com site, you could be directed to other sites that are beyond our control. There are links to other sites from LBReport.com pages that take you outside of our service. For example, if you click on a banner advertisement or a search result, the click may take you off the LBReport.com site. This includes links from advertisers, sponsors, and content partners that may use our logo(s) as part of a co-branding agreement. These other sites may send their own cookies to users, collect data, solicit personal information, or contain information that you may find inappropriate or offensive. In addition, advertisers on LBReport.com sites may send cookies to users that we do not control.

We reserve the right to disable links from third-party sites to any LBReport.com site. We make no representations concerning the content of sites listed in any of our directories. Consequently, we cannot be held responsible for the accuracy, relevancy, copyright compliance, legality, or decency of material contained in sites listed in our search results or otherwise linked to a LBReport.com site.

While LBReport.com strives to protect your personal information and privacy, we cannot guarantee the security of any information you disclose online; you make such disclosures at your own risk.

You also acknowledge that portions of the Web Site contain unedited materials, some of which may be sexually explicit or offensive to you. You access such materials at your own risk. LBReport has no control over and accepts no responsibility whatsoever for such materials.

Reuters content is the intellectual property of Reuters Limited. Any copying, republication, or redistribution of Reuters content, including by caching, framing, or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of Reuters. Reuters shall not be liable for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

LBReport.com allows debate, discussion and opinions in comment sections. You agree not to submit any unlawful, threatening, libelous, defamatory, obscene, pornographic or other material in the comments section that would violate the law. We reserve the right to review and determine whether or not your comments will be used. Our ultimate decision to use your comment is final. All comments should be relevant to the topic. By submitting your comment, you hereby give the LBReport.com the right, but not an obligation, to use your comment(s) and accompanying identifying information in perpetuity. We may update this Commenting Policy without notice and you should check back frequently for any revisions to it.

General Provisions

Correction of Errors and Inaccuracies

The information in the Web Site may contain typographical errors or other errors or inaccuracies and may not be complete or current. We therefore reserve the right to correct any errors, inaccuracies or omissions and to change or update information at any time without prior notice. We do not, however, guarantee that any errors, inaccuracies or omissions will be corrected.

Disclosure: Effective June 28, 2011, the spouse of LBReport.com publisher Bill Pearl began performing part-time non-policy work (no policy input) in the office of Councilwoman Gerrie Schipske. Effective this date, Mr. Pearl's spouse is not performing work in any capacity for LBReport.com. Consistent with previous policy, all content on LBReport.com continues to be decided by publisher Bill Pearl. This disclosure is linked to all stories appearing on LBReport.com.

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LBReport will investigate and take appropriate legal action against anyone who violates any of the provisions of this agreement, including without limitation, barring violators from use of the Web Site and pursuing civil, criminal and/or injunctive redress. You agree that in a civil action, LBReport may obtain full recovery of all damages it suffers and may also obtain punitive and consequential damages. If any part of these Terms of Use is determined to be invalid or unenforceable, it will not impact any other provision of these Terms of Use, all of which will remain in full force and effect. These Terms of Use are governed by, and will be interpreted in accordance with, the laws of the State of California, without regard to any conflict of laws provisions. Although you acknowledge that we will have the ability to enforce our rights in any court of competent jurisdiction, you hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction and venue of courts in Los Angeles County, California U.S.A., regarding any and all disputes relating to these Terms of Use, LBReport' Privacy Statement, your use of the Web Site, any other LBReport web site, the Service, or Content or Material contained therein.

Claims of Copyright Infringement

In the event that you claim to be the copyright owner of any Content, you agree to immediately notify LBReport of any claimed copyright infringement. You further agree to provide LBReport's copyright agent the following information as required by the Online Copyright Infringement Liability Limitation Act of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, Title 17, U.S.C. 512: your physical or electronic signature or that of a person authorized to act on behalf of you, the purported owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed; identification of the copyright or work claimed to have been infringed, or a multiple copyrighted work at a single online site or covered by a single notification, or a representative list of such works at that site; identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing or to be the subject of infringing activity and that is to be removed or access to which is to be disabled, and information reasonably sufficient to permit us to locate the material; information reasonably sufficient to permit us to contact you, the complaining party, or the person authorized to act on your behalf; a statement that you, the complaining party, have a good faith belief that the use of the material in the manner complained of is not authorized by you the copyright owner, your agent, or the law; and a statement that the information in the notification is accurate, and under penalty of perjury, that the complaining party is authorized to act on behalf of you, the owner of an exclusive right that is allegedly infringed. LBReport's Copyright Agent for notice of claims of copyright infringement on or relating to this Web Site can be reached either by: sending an e-mail request to mail@lbreport.com; or sending a letter via the U.S. Mails to:

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Entire Agreement

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Severability

If any provision of these Terms of Use is found to be invalid or unenforceable, that provision will be enforceable to the maximum extent permissible, and the other provisions of the Terms of Use will remain in force. General Contact Information

If you have any questions about these Terms of Use, the practices of this Web Site, or your dealings with this Web Site, you may contact us by: sending an e-mail request to mail@lbreport.com; or sending a letter via the U.S. Mail to:

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Updated June 28, 2011